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Mary Wooster (Clapp)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Windham, Windham, CT
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Thomas Clapp, President of Yale and Mary Clapp
Wife of Maj. General David Wooster (Continental Army)
Mother of Mary Wooster; Thomas Wooster and Mary Ogden
Sister of Temperance Pitkin; Unknown Clap and Unknown Clap

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About Mary Wooster

Mary Clap Wooster was the wife of Major General David Wooster and the daughter of Thomas Clap, President of Yale College from 1740 to 1766. She was a woman of rare qualities and entered with great ardor into the cause of independence, sustaining her husband with her brave and patriotic spirit throughout his military career.

Ref.: Mary Clap Wooster Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution serves New Haven, Connecticut. Since its founding in 1893, the Mary Clap Wooster Chapter has a tradition of serving the community and promoting patriotism, historic preservation, and education
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Mary Wooster's Timeline

April 21, 1729
Windham, Windham, CT
January 21, 1746
Age 16
New Haven, New Haven, CT
July 30, 1751
Age 22
New Haven, New Haven, CT
June 2, 1753
Age 24
New Haven, New Haven, CT
June 1, 1807
Age 78
New Haven, New Haven, CT